Intel Core i5 1135G7 vs AMD Ryzen 5 7520U

We compared two 4-core laptop CPUs: the 0.9-2.4 GHz Intel Core i5 1135G7 against the 2.8 GHz AMD Ryzen 5 7520U. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.


General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
Multi-Core Performance
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Efficiency
The efficiency score of electricity consumption
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 7520U and 1135G7
Advantages of Intel Core i5 1135G7
  • Supports up to 64 GB DDR4-3200 RAM
  • Has 4096 KB larger L3 cache size
  • Newer PCI Express version – 4.0
  • 24% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 1313 vs 1063 points
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 7520U
  • Newer - released 2-years and 1-month later
  • More modern manufacturing process – 6 versus 10 nanometers
  • 2% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.3 GHz vs 4.2 GHz)


Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)


Full technical specification of Intel Core i5 1135G7 and AMD Ryzen 5 7520U


Vendor Intel AMD
Released September 2, 2020 September 22, 2022
Type Laptop Laptop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Tiger Lake Zen 2 (Mendocino)
Model number i5-1135G7 -
Integrated GPU Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EU Radeon 610M


Performance Cores
P-Cores 4 4
P-Threads 8 8
Base Frequency (P) 0.9-2.4 GHz 2.8 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 4.2 GHz 4.3 GHz
Total Cores 4 4
Total Threads 8 8
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 9-24x 28x
Bus Bandwidth 4 GT/s -
L1 Cache 96K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 1280K (per core) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 8MB (shared) 4MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No


Fabrication process 10 nm 6 nm
Socket BGA-1449 FT6
TDP 12-28 W (configurable) 15 W
Peak temperature 100°C 95°C


Integrated Graphics Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EU Radeon 610M
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz 1500 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1300 MHz 1900 MHz
Shading Units 640 128
TMUs 40 8
ROPs 20 4
Execution Units 80 2
TGP 15 W 15 W

Memory Support

Memory types DDR4-3200, LPDDR4-4267 LPDDR5-5500
Memory Size 64 GB 16 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
ECC Support No No


Official site Intel Core i5 1135G7 official page AMD Ryzen 5 7520U official page
PCI Express Version 4.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 16 4

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So which CPU will you choose: AMD Ryzen 5 7520U or Intel Core i5 1135G7?